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Amadeus joins four providers to increase business travel management tools

Amadeus, which provides global travel industry solutions, has partnered with four affiliated firms to improve delivery of corporate travel features to its customers, the company announced today from its North American headquarters in Miami, Florida.

JD Power and Associates ranks five USG&E branches top electric providers

No fewer than five companies operating under the U.S. Gas & Electric Inc. (USG&E) umbrella have won accolades from JD Power and Associates, America's leading consumer research firm, USG&E reported Thursday from its Miramar headquarters.

Asurion Retail Solutions enhances home warranty coverage

Asurion Retail Solutions, an arm of global technology protection provider Asurion, announced today in Boca Raton that it will partner with American Residential Warranty (ARW) to provide the latter’s customers with protection for home electronics.

Latin Trade Group names Klabin's Antonio Alfano as CFO of the year

Latin Trade Group, a leading business service provider to companies throughout Latin America, today announced Antonio Sergio Alfano as their choice for CFO of the Year 2015 at its CFO Forum in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

Florida’s MagneGas to supply metal industry with prototype fuel

Innovative Tampa-based technology company MagneGas Corporation, credited with inventing a process converting liquid waste into fuel, will distribute MagneGas2, its signature product, via Harris Industrial Gases for metal cutting, the firm announced Tuesday.

Tupperware declares regular quarterly dividend

Tupperware Brands Corporation announced Friday from its Orlando headquarters that the board of directors has declared the company's regular quarterly dividend of 68 cents per share, payable Oct. 5, to shareholders of record as of Sept. 18.

Squaremouth marks third consecutive year on Inc. 5000

Squaremouth, a leading St. Petersburg, Florida-based travel insurance comparison website now in its third consecutive year on the Inc. 5000, has been named one of the fastest growing companies in the country by Inc. Magazine.

Marriott Vacations Worldwide finalizes securitization of vacation ownership loans

Marriott Vacations Worldwide Corporation has completed securitization of approximately $264 million in vacation ownership loans with investors purchasing $255 million of notes in conjunction with the transaction, the company reported Friday from Orlando.

Verizon Wireless directed $135 million to Florida Network in first half of 2015

Propelled by the rapid expansion of its newest XLTE technology, Verizon Wireless invested $135 million in Florida network enhancements during the first half of 2015, the company revealed Friday from its Tampa office.

Headway Digital introduces NativeWay advertising suite

Product provides clients display, video and mobile solutions in one package.

Port Tampa Bay reveals vision for Channel District revitalization

Port Tampa Bay (PTB) has unveiled its vision plan for transforming Tampa’s waterfront district from an industrial zone into a lively community hub, in order to optimize the 45-acre area’s revitalization, announced from its base in Tampa, Florida.

Hertz Equipment Rental names Carlo Cavecchi VP of Specialty Rental Group

The Hertz Corporation has appointed Carlo Cavecchi as vice president for the Hertz Equipment Rental Corporation’s (HERC) Specialty Rental Group to help develop specific company sectors, the firm announced today from its Naples, Florida, office.

Treasure Coast Capital Trust, Jordan Capital Finance join forces

Companies to offer pair of programs to multiply assets while minimizing risk

GTE Financial observes 80th anniversary with “Home Free” contest

One of Florida's largest credit unions, GTE Financial, is poised to celebrate eight decades of service to Tampa’s residents and businesses with yearlong anniversary specials culminating in an October contest giveaway, the company announced Tuesday.

Gilbane Building Company breaks ground on Sarasota mixed-use project

Worldwide construction leader Gilbane Building Company, together with developer Mark Kauffman and Partners, architect Jonathan Parks and local officials, officially broke ground on the Rosemary Square mixed-use project located on Sarasota’s Boulevard of Arts Tuesday.

Manny Cervino joins RE/MAX Alliance Group in Sarasota

With a knack for negotiation and penchant for problem solving, Realtor Manny Cervino has joined RE/MAX Alliance Group’s University Park office, specializing in international clients and bringing solid communication skills to Patricia Baker’s team.

Bradenton EDC garners prestigious recognition from economic journal

Southern Business & Development magazine has named The Bradenton Area Economic Development Corp. (EDC) one of Florida’s top local economic development agencies, one of only four in the state to be honored this year.

Four groups partner to present 3D printing and manufacturing colloquium

Four groups will host a free seminar on the impact of additive manufacturing and 3D printing at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, to be held at the Axis Space in Las Olas River House, 333 Las Olas Way, Fort Lauderdale.

Alumnus Henderson to head Stetson University’s new water institute

Clay Henderson, a noted environmentalist and policy expert, will step up to be the premier executive director of Stetson University’s new interdisciplinary Institute for Water and Environmental Resilience, the institution announced today in Deland, Florida.

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